Expand academic offerings to include new master’s level as well as terminal degrees in counseling as well as ministry that meet emerging market demands and position us to be a destination university of first choice. In the same thoughtful yet bold vein, development of niche certificates and a rethinking of continuing education (CE) curricula should lead to greater market share and better use of academic program funding.
Take our emerging Online Campus to co-equal standing with Atlanta and Chattanooga in offering complete degree programs/certificates as well as new curricular offerings and a supporting virtual student learning community.
Incubate innovation through intra-university programs rewarding experimental teaching or administrative models that seek transformative impact on our learning culture.
Forge or reinvent partnerships with other “soul-care” minded universities, churches, nonprofits to foster fresh institutional growth opportunities that expand Richmont’s national and international reach through education, applied problem-solving/intervention, and recognized thought leadership.
Incentivize research and introduce proven high-impact experiential learning opportunities for faculty, staff, and students.
Update and expand the information technology platforms that support instruction, university operations, student information systems, learning management systems, and virtual learning communities for our growing online student population.
Foster a culture of assessment that supports continuous cyclical improvement in the areas of student learning, student services, and administration.
Restart the Marriage and Family Therapy degree program with COAMFTE-accreditation
Create a Faculty Center for Teaching and Research
Define and launch International education and service opportunities for faculty, staff, and students